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Dragon Within by A.D. Cook

Dragon Within

Everyone has a story. That’s what makes each of us unique – special. And each of us, I believe, has a dragon within. My newest graphite original “The Dragon Within”

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St Jude Celebration of Life at Downtown Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV

Celebration of Life

Downtown Summerlin and the Howard Hughes Corporation are hosting the Las Vegas local chapter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s sculpture collection titled “Celebration of Life”, created by ten Las

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Artist A.D. Cook, Las Vegas, NV

The Things We Do For Love

“The things we do for love…” That’s the theme of my St. Jude sculpture. It seemed like such an obvious choice for me. Mostly because LOVE is what St. Jude

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Pop the champagne and blow out the candles. This week turned 18. Launched on October 23rd, 1996, my art site has gone through many design iterations and grown over

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Fuel Nightclub Website

Fuel Nightclub Website

A Fast and Furious Web Project The client needed a website to premier a new nightclub, which I was happy to create. Unfortunately, while the club concept looked like a

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74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2014

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was a great time to connect with the motorcycle community in a fun and festive way. Each year bikers descend on the small town

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Robert Henri quote

The Nakedness of Woman

The Nakedness of Woman — a celebration of timeless beauty… It’s a beautiful vision — the female figure. For as long as man has created he has immortalized the female

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Bobby Wheat Photographer, Las Vegas, NV - Emergence

Bobby Wheat

Kudos and Cheers to Photographer Bobby Wheat After more than three successful years at Tivoli Villiage, the Bobby Wheat Gallery is proud to announce that they will be relocating to

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Chrylster 200 in Las Vegas

Chrysler 200

The Las Vegas Premiere of the completely redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 at Chapman Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and RAM… Friday, June 20th, 2014, from 6 pm to 9 pm — Chapman

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A pencil. That’s all you really need. It can be any pencil – drawing pencils, color pencils or the old yellow #2. Grab what you got and draw. The mere

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Implied Nude by A.D. Cook - Harley Diaz, model, Las Vegas

The Implied Nude

The implied nude. Demure and forever discrete, the implied nude is society’s answer to the tasteful nude or what I like to think of as the “hidden nipple dichotomy.” I

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Steve Connolly, Spirit of the King

Steve Connolly

The diverse and dynamic Steve Connolly always impresses with his “Spirit of the King” performances and “Portrait of a King” artworks. I’ve known Steve a couple of years now. We

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Stratosphere Scale Model, ITT, Las Vegas, NV

Stratosphere Model

There is no doubt that The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower in Las Vegas is an impressive architectural accomplishment. Located on Las Vegas Blvd. just north of the Las Vegas

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Victoria Anisova with Apple - BW

Models and Muses

Beauty inspires me. I’m pretty sure I’ve posted on that a time or two. And I know I’ve declared as well that if I ever found anything more beautiful than

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